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  • Portland taps police chief to replace acting city manager

    PORTLAND — Police Chief Michael Sauschuck has been nominated as acting city manager. The announcement was made Friday by Mayor Michael Brennan and the City Council. The nomination will be voted on at the April 27 City Council meeting. Sauschuck's appointment would take effect ...

  • Falmouth business owner accused of engaging in prostitution

    FALMOUTH — A New York woman has been charged with engaging in prostitution at a business licensed to provide Korean acupressure therapy. Hyesun Kim, 48, of Flushing, New York, owns Ace Asian Therapy at 367 U.S. Route 1. Falmouth police and the U.S. Department of Homeland Securit...

  • Faced with opposition, Brunswick council spells out police station plan

    BRUNSWICK — The planned location for a new police station – "the worst-kept secret in town" – got an exhaustive airing at Monday night's Town Council meeting. The nearly 90-minute discussion was in response to a petition drive launched by a former city councilor, Kar...

  • People Plus director to leave Brunswick organization

    BRUNSWICK — Susan Cole is resigning as executive director of People Plus late this month. Cole has had the position since July 2009. "It is with both deep regret and profound gratitude for her accomplishments that the Board of Trustees has accepted (Cole's) resignation," Chai...

  • Bath rings in fall with annual Autumnfest event

    BATH — The City of Ships rings in the new season Saturday, Oct. 9, with its annual Autumnfest event. The celebration, presented by Main Street Bath, includes the 12th annual Citizen Involvement Day, which will be held at Waterfront Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and feature food, music ...

  • Bath City Council: 6 candidates for 3 seats

    BATH — City Councilors Mari Huoarti Eosco and Ruthe Pagurko each face contests this year in their re-election bids. Bryce Payne is challenging Eosco for the Ward 5 seat and Cal Stilphen is running against Pagurko in Ward 7. Steve Brackett and Benjamin Burden are the candidates...

  • Critic files complaint against Falmouth Town Council

    FALMOUTH — Frequent Town Council and School Board critic Michael Doyle has filed a formal complaint with the state attorney general's office after council Chairman Tony Payne stopped him from speaking during a public comment portion of the Sept. 27 council meeting. Doyle was criticiz... 1

  • Nashville Songwriters Association comes to Portland

    PORTLAND — Local singer and songwriter Bob McKillop has been selected to establish a Portland Chapter of the Nashville Songwriters Association International, the group said in a press release. Established ...

  • Consultant: Falmouth library popular, overcrowded

    FALMOUTH — In a public question-and-answer session Tuesday, newly hired consultant Nolan Lushington spoke candidly with concerned citizens, town councilors and library users about the future of Falmouth Memorial Library. "Falmouth is in a funny kind of position – it has th...

  • Bayside's Black Frame Art Sale returns for 7th year

    PORTLAND — Nearly 50 artists have contributed works for this year's Black Frame Art Sale, which benefits the Bayside Neighborhood Association. The association raised more than $6,000 through last year's sale. The money is used to pay for events and children's programs in the neighbor...